Course readings

Course Texts:

Cohen, Daniel, J. and Rosenzweig, Roy. Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on the Web. Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006.  Also available online at

Hayes, Samuel P. The Response to Industrialism: 1885-1914. Chicago: University of Chicago Press,  2nd ed., 1995.

Week 8 Readings:

Week 4 Readings:

    • February 2: Hays – Chapters 2 – 6.
    • February 4: Hays – Chapters 7 – Conclusion.

Week 3 Readings:

    • January 26: Chapter from Licht; Hays Intro – Chapter 1.
      • For access to the Licht chapter click here: Industrializing America_The Nineteenth Century
    • January 28: Hayes Chapters 2 – 6.

Week 2 Optional Readings:

Digitizing the “mirror with a memory” – Brown University. (aka digitizing a daguerreotype)

Digital Copyright Slider:

Digitization Best Practices:

Week 1 Readings:

Readings due Thursday, January 14

Cohen and Rosenzweig, Introduction. Can be found online at

Spellman, Bill “Digital Scholarship at a Distance”